Maintenance Manager

The Sterling Choice Ltd
£60k - 65k per year
Closing date
15 Jun 2023

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Contract Type
Full Time

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Maintenance Manager

Food Manufacturing


£60,000 – £65,000 + Car Allowance and Annual Bonus


We are currently seeking a dynamic and experienced Maintenance Manager to join our team at our flagship manufacturing facility in Lincolnshire. As a Maintenance Manager, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing the engineering department and ensuring the smooth operation of our state-of-the-art equipment and machinery. You will be responsible for leading a team of skilled engineers over 2 factories, managing projects, and implementing best practices to drive efficiency, productivity, and continuous improvement across our manufacturing operations.


My Client is a globally recognized and highly esteemed food manufacturing business, specialising in producing high-quality food products for consumers worldwide. Our commitment to excellence, innovation, and sustainability has placed us at the forefront of the industry. With state-of-the-art facilities and a dedicated team, they continue to lead the way in delivering exceptional products that delight our customers.



  • Lead and manage a team of engineers, providing guidance, mentorship, and fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and high performance.
  • Oversee our manufacturing equipment's maintenance, repair, and optimisation, ensuring minimal downtime and maximum productivity.
  • Develop and implement preventative maintenance programs and strategies to prolong the lifespan of equipment and minimize potential breakdowns.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including production, quality assurance, and supply chain, to drive operational excellence and optimize manufacturing processes.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement, cost reduction, and operational efficiency enhancements.
  • Drive and support capital projects, including equipment upgrades and installations, ensuring projects are delivered on time, within budget, and to the required quality standards.
  • Maintain compliance with all relevant health and safety regulations, promoting a safe working environment and implementing safety protocols.


Qualifications and Skills:

  • Time served apprentice or minimum Level 3 qualification in Engineering.
  • Proven experience as a Maintenance Manager or in a similar leadership role within a manufacturing environment, preferably in the food industry.
  • Strong technical knowledge and expertise in equipment maintenance, reliability engineering, and project management.
  • Excellent leadership and team management skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a team of engineers.
  • Proficiency in implementing lean manufacturing principles and continuous improvement methodologies.
  • Solid understanding of health and safety regulations and best practices.
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills and the ability to make sound decisions under pressure.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and stakeholder management abilities.


My client offers a competitive salary of £60,000 - £65,000, a comprehensive benefits package, and the opportunity to work in a dynamic and collaborative environment that values innovation and personal growth.


If you are an accomplished Maintenance Manager seeking a challenging and rewarding opportunity with a world-leading food manufacturing business, we would love to hear from you. Apply today and join our exceptional team!


Our in-house team is highly experienced in placing professionals into the Food, FMCG and Engineering sectors. We work with leading SMEs and global organisations across the UK and internationally, priding ourselves on delivering an honest and transparent service.

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Unit 4 Summit Park
Cygnet road

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